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In a few kilometres distance from Manias Mansion, our guests can visit numerous sights of historical and cultural interest.

Oaxos Palace: Archaeological site

  • Foundations of the Palace and the Temple of Aphrodite - carved accords on tiles
  • Cobblestone - rooms – well (excavated by the Archaeological Services)

0.5Km

Hellinospita: Domed tombs of the Hellenistic period (excavated by the Archaeological Services)

0.5Km

Axos Meteoron: Church of Peter & Paul (It has a recreational area and a playground)

3Km

Holy Church of Saint Paraskevi: 14th century Byzantine Church with domes (under restoration)

1Km

Holy Church of Saint Eirini: 14th-15th century Byzantine cruciform Church with dome of rich architecture, with murals

0.5Km

Holy Church of Aghios Ioannis: 14th century Byzantine Church with rare murals and a mosaic

0.5Km

Church of the Holy Transfiguration: 14th century Byzantine church (under restoration)

0.5Km

Holy Church of Saint Constantinos & Eleni: 19th century Byzantine cruciform Cathedral with dome

0.5Km

Holy Church of Saint George: 14th century Byzantine church with murals and a belfry of rich architecture

0.5Km

Church of the Holy Cross: 16th century Byzantine church with a rare temple

0.5Km

Holy Church of Archangel Michael: 14th century, two-aisled Byzantine church with murals. Water springs from the foundations of the church

0.3Km

Holy Church of Virgin Mary: 14th century restored Byzantine church with murals

2Km

Holy Church of Saint Athanasios Byzantine cruciform church with dome (local Saint)

1.5Km

Tsakalogiorgis’ workshop and woodcarving museum

0.5Km

 

For those who love longer distances, they can visit some more sights of special interest in the wider area of Manias Mansion.

Zominthos: Archaeological site

28Km

Skinakas Observatory

28Km

Holy Monastery of Diskouri: 16th century monastery

3Km

Holy Monastery of Halepas: 15th century monastery

7Km

Holy Monastery of Vosakos: 12th or 14th century monastery

15Km

Holy Monastery of Atali: 17th century monastery

20Km

Potamianos’ wax museum

2.5Km

Idaion Andron: Cave where Zeus was born

30Km

Sfentoni Cave

2Km


For those who are nature lovers and who would like to get to know the natural beauties of our area, they can visit Psiloritis - the highest mountain of Crete, the mountain lodge Lakkos of Mygeros (23Km), the Nida plateau (30Km), the old threshing floors and “mitata” (old shepherds’ lodges where cheese is produced), springs, rivers and gorges, or take hikes on paths of unique beauty.

Additional information

www.woodenmuseum.gr

www.psiloritis-natural-park.gr

skinakas.physics.uoc.gr

www.zoniana.gr